Shake Shack ode to olden days

Shake Shack ode to olden days

By Sara Newberry In 2001, the first Shake Shack opened in New York City’s Madison Square Park, after opening seasonally as a wheeled cart, intended to raise funds to rebuild the park. After three successful summers, the first permanent Shack opened in the same park, and quickly became a destination for New Yorkers and tourists […]

Playhouses help abused children

Playhouses help abused children

By Kristen McNeal The 24th annual Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses is July 12-28 at NorthPark Center. Presented by Crest Cadillac/Crest INFINITI/Crest Volvo and benefiting Dallas CASA, the event will feature 17 amazing children’s playhouses including adorable campers, a food truck, an Apollo 11 space capsule, sweet cottages and a lemonade stand. The playhouses are […]

Comic-Con for sports launches in Dallas

By David Mullen This is not the type of convention where you will find hundreds of people in Spiderman, Captain America and Wookiee costumes. This is SportsCon, billed as the “most interactive sports convention in the world” and it is coming to Dallas.   SportsCon is the ultimate fan experience that brings players from all sports […]

Now Lake Highlands CAN, too

Now Lake Highlands CAN, too

By Raquel Henry Texans Can Academies announced a new high school campus in the Lake Highlands community of Dallas that will be open to students this upcoming school year. Texans Can Academy -Dallas North, the organization’s newest dropout prevention and recovery school for 9th through 12th graders, is enrolling for the fall semester and is […]

Cale’s goals reflect culture of community

Cale’s goals reflect culture of community

By Shari Goldstein Stern When the expressive actress Kateri Cale talks about Dallas’ Echo Theatre (Echo) and its origins, her big brown eyes puddle up. The actress/vocalist/director/producer carries her passion for Echo on her costume’s sleeve. Her sentiment for the now-dark-but-not-for-long Echo’s mission is apparent. Echo is dedicated to, in short, producing plays written by […]

Museum heads straight to the moon

Museum heads straight to the moon

By Carla Meadows The Frontiers of Flight Museum will host Moon Day 2019, the largest annual space-themed exposition in Texas and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Join the museum’s staff for a full day of family-friendly, entertaining programs and activities. There will be more […]

Big Tex needs help!

Big Tex needs help!

The 2019 State Fair of Texas is a little more than 90 days away, and Big Tex is officially looking for job applicants. Seasonal job applications are now available online for a variety of departments and positions. The State Fair is a beloved Texas tradition, so it’s easy to see why working at the Fair […]

Local musicians feature timely classics

Local musicians feature timely classics

Join the Fine Arts Chamber Players (FACP) every Sunday afternoon in July for the 39th annual Basically Beethoven Festival. The program features professional musicians and elite student musicians from North Texas. Each show begins with a Rising Star Recital at 2:30 p.m. followed by the Feature Performance at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m. […]

Cabaret nights added to FIT lineup

Cabaret nights added to FIT lineup

By David Meglino Now entering its third decade of innovative, ground-breaking theatre, The Festival of Independent Theatres is once again the place to find the city’s most diverse offering of summertime entertainment. As is tradition, this year’s line-up includes eight independent theatre companies, some long-time participants and some fresh to FIT, performing eight one-act plays […]